To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

Yep, that’s 365 facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

May 7th – On this day in 1997, The Fifth Element is released in cinemas. Directed by Luc Besson, the movie stars Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Chris Tucker and Ian Holm.

More tomorrow…